Challenges abound when it comes to hurdling the Great Wall

research: china

While hedge funds along with private equity funds may not sit on the top of the shopping list of China's nascent free-market investors, absolute return products and asset liability products are predicted to be among products China's institutional investors will most want in coming years, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers study.

Foreign fund management companies in China found hedge and private equity funds ranked penultimate and last in the list of 18 asset managers' plans to distribute i